Time measurement for kids

Tuesday, October 26th, 2004
My colleague from New Zealand, Michael Sampson, and his boys have provided an answer to a pressing question about time management and its measurement.  The question, posed by my daughter, Emily, went like this:

Dear Mr. Sampson, My name is Emily Mack I am 7 years old. I live in California. My favorte days of the week are Wensday, Monday and Sunday.  
The things that I like are playing, Computers and writing stories.

I have a question to ask your boys. Does your clock run clockwise?( left to right)
In the picture you will see our clock.

      Eric's daughter,
      Emily Mack

Image:Time measurement for kids

Michael's son, David, was kind enough to post this response, along with a very helpful photo, in order to help clarify how time is measured down under.

Discussion/Comments (4):


Emily, see also today's http://steven.vorefamily.net/

Posted at 10/26/2004 12:33:22 by Steven Vore

thank you, Mack family, for a smile tonight!

This made me smile. Thanks for sharing your curiousity, and your wit, with the world this way. Some questions just beg being asked...and sometimes the answer is just too good to pass up!

Posted at 10/26/2004 17:38:31 by Jason Womack

clocks of all kinds

Steven inspired me to follow suit.. (grin)


Posted at 10/28/2004 16:06:01 by Cass McNutt

Wow, the imagination and intelligence of children is absolutely amazing.

Posted at 10/31/2004 12:30:21 by Nik

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